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Stewarding/Ambassadors Sligo International Choral Festival 16th-18th Nov 2018

Sligo International Choral Festival

About Sligo International Choral Festival

Sligo International Choral Festival provides a wonderful occasion for visiting choirs to experience the vibrant community spirit underpinning the programme and festival events. We promote choral singing/festival events and provide competitions and workshops for choirs and junior choirs. Now in its 30th year we are confident that the annual International Choral Festival in Sligo is recognised as a flagship cultural event.

What's Involved

Come and be a part of this spectacular event!

You can volunteer for just one day or both days. We are flexible!

Friday, 16th November - Fri morning and afternoon, workshop and competition for schools nationwide. Opening Concert (7pm-11pm)

Saturday, 17th November - Acapella in the City (9am-1pm; and/or 2pm-6pm; and/or 7-11pm). Competitions all day long.

You will be assigned to one of the following areas depending on which day you can volunteer and what you're interested in:

1 - Event stewarding
2 - Car park supervision and direction
3 - Welcoming choirs
4 - Recording data
5 - Hospitality, Meet & Greet
6 - Guiding choirs around Sligo (i.e. to and from different locations around town)
7- Ticketing and programme selling
8 - Registration desk supervision
9 - Venue set up

Please contact us for more details. We look forward to hearing from you!

What's required for this position

A pleasant and welcoming demeanour. Knowledge of Sligo town and surrounding areas. Comfortable with hosting roles and taking direction. Team worker and good organisation skills.

  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Volunteers will be placed according to the day they can volunteer and what role they choose to do. Locations includes: Concert venue- Clayton Hotel, Main Concert and Competition venue- Knocknarea Arena, IT Sligo, Ash Lane, Sligo

Other location details:
Knocknarea Arena, Sligo, Clayton Hotel

Also available in these counties
Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will benefit by participating in a long standing and well established international event. They will also benefit by contributing to the Sligo International Choral Festival Development plan 2016-2021

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Des Kennedy
  • Organisation: Sligo International Choral Festival
  • Email:
  • Phone: 0862455322
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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